Bordeaux

Largely included in the UNESCO World Heritage since 2007, Bordeaux has a rich historical, architectural and gastronomical heritage.

Often referred to in the past as a “sleeping beauty”, Bordeaux today is a thriving city.

 

Sightseeing

To see in Bordeaux The History Center, including the side streets and squares of district Saint-Pierre The Grand Theatre City Hall, the Cathedral and the Tower of Pey-Berland The district of Saint-Michel and the Capucins Market The Garonne riversides Place de la Bourse and its Miroir d’eau (Mirror of Water) The Pont de Pierre (Stone …

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Bordeaux city of culture

Bordeaux now has an eclectic mix of museums to cater to all artistic and cultural tastes. The main museums to see are: le Musée d’Aquitaine ( Regional Museum) le CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux (Contemporary Arts) le Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Decorative Arts Museum) le Musée des Beaux-arts (Fine arts Museum) le Muséum d’Histoire …

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Bordeaux city of sports

Bordeaux is a city of sporting tradition, dominated mainly by football and rugby. During your visit at Bordeaux it is possible to view matches with FC Girondins de Bordeaux (football) or Union Bordeaux Begles (rugby). For more Information visit: FC Girondins de Bordeaux et UBB Rugby To keep active during your stay, there are the …

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Bordeaux festival city

Bordeaux, festival city Throughout the year, many events also highlight local and regional culture, including a large program of festivals during the summer. Some local events not to be missed: March: Carnival des 2 Rives (of the two shores) June: every two years, (alternating), Bordeaux Wine Festival or Bordeaux River Festival August: Festival Reggae Sun …

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Wines of Bordeaux

The Wines of Bordeaux Of course, Bordeaux is primarily known worldwide for its wines. In fact, whatever direction you leave Bordeaux from, you will come across the surrounding vineyards, most notably: the Médoc, between Bordeaux and the Atlantic Coast, along the Gironde estuary the region of Saint-Emilion, in the east of Bordeaux South, Pessac-Léognan and …

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Bordeaux and its region

Bordeaux and the region   Located 3h15 from Paris by TGV (soon to be 2h with the future high-speed line, which will commence in 2017), Bordeaux, capital of the Aquitaine region, is the gateway to the South West of France. The other big city in the south-west, Toulouse, is 240km away. Arcachon Bay and the …

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Links

Tourist sites / Usefull Informations Bordeaux City Hall Agenda Bordeaux Tourist Office Comité Départemental du Tourisme de la Gironde (Tourism Board for the Department) Comité Régional du Tourisme d’Aquitaine (Regional Tourism Board) Sortir Bordeaux Gironde Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport Réseau TBC (Bordeaux Public Transportation) Association des Centres d’Animation de Quartiers de Bordeaux Usefull smartphone App: Agenda …

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